IELTS General Training exam in the Philippines had the same listening section as the Academic exam , so our friend M says. Here are the other parts he remembered:
Writing task 1 (a letter)
You are leaving your flat and going away for a period of time. Write a letter to your flat-mate about your keys that you left somewhere inside your flat. In your letter say
– why you had to leave and describe the location of your keys,
– how long you will be away,
– what you want him to do when you come back.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
Some people say that schools should teach discipline and the difference between the right and wrong ideas; while others believe it should be the parents’ responsibility. Do you agree or disagree?
– What is your name?
– Where are you from?
– More general questions.
Describe a journey to a place that you would like to take, please say:
– where the place is,
– what type of transport you would choose,
– what the purpose of your journey is.
Why do you prefer to travel in an airplane?
In your country, what type of transport do you use the most?
If you had money, would you like to buy a car and use it to travel?
What should you learn from your journey?
The following IELTS exam questions were shared by our kind friends N and R, here goes:
Section 1. A lady was inquiring about renting a house for a weekend.
Section 2. A briefing about a museum.
Section 3. Two pupils were discussing a research work on children and television.
Section 4. Use of technology in libraries, in particular in the British Library.
Passage 1. The worth of grey employees.
Passage 2. Settlement pattern in England.
Passage 3. Extinction of certain animal species in Australia.
Writing task 1 (a report)
There was a bar chart that compared reasons why students would choose a British University in 1985 and 2004. There were shown percentages of students opting for certain facilities like sports, location, degree course, teaching and other resources while deciding over universities in the UK.
Writing task 2 (an essay)
These days an increasing number of developing countries are improving their tourism industries. Why do you think this is the case? Is this a positive or a negative development?
– Are you comfortable?
– Do you study or work?
– What do you study?
– Do you love what you study?
– How important is it to like what you study?
Describe something naughty you did when you were a child, please say
– what you did,
– why you did it,
– what happened after that
and why you remembered this incident.
– What is a child’s attitude influenced by?
– What is the effect of parents’ attitude on children?
– Should children listen to parents? Why?
– While choosing a career what responsibilities should be kept in mind?